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First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund (FBT)

Delayed Data
As of Jun 24
 -4.64 / -5.07%
Today’s Change
Today|||52-Week Range
FBT Regular Dividend: FBT began trading ex-dividend on 06/22/16. A $0.00 dividend will be paid to shareholders of record as of 06/24/16.

Investment Objective

The investment seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield (before the fund's fees and expenses) of an equity index called the NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index(SM). The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in common stocks that comprise the index. The index is an equal-dollar weighted index designed to measure the performance of a cross section of companies in the biotechnology industry that are primarily involved in the use of biological processes to develop products or provide services. It is non-diversified.


1 month-6.31% 3 years+16.22%
3 months+1.97% 5 years+15.44%
1 year-31.31% Since inception+15.94%
Data through 06/25/2016

Quote Details

Previous close$91.44
Open day’s range86.78 – 89.20
Net asset value (NAV)86.80 (06/24/2016)
Daily volume191,872
Average volume (3 months)134,627
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 06/24/2016

Peer Comparisonvs. Health ETFs

Performance 5-yr return+15.44%+15.78%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.55%0.48%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.730.98
Net assets$878.8M$1.2B
Average market cap$8.9B$36.0B
Average P/E21.824.4
Dividend / Share--0.22%


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Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Healthcare 100.00%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer goods 0.00%
Consumer service 0.00%
Energy 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
TECH Bio-Techne Corp3.90%
MDVN Medivation Inc3.90%
ALKS Alkermes Plc3.86%
AGIO Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc3.80%
VRTX Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc3.76%
NVAX Novavax Inc3.67%
INCY Incyte Corp3.58%
GRFS Grifols SA3.57%
BIIB Biogen3.56%
CRL Charles River Laboratories International Inc3.52%

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